Frequently Asked Questions 

Q. Where can I find full details about the plan for Wharton's Class of 2021 graduation?

Yes, you can read the full announcement from Dean James here.

Q. Has a formal announcement been made regarding the University’s plans for 2021 Commencement?

Yes, you can read the University’s announcement here.

Q. Will there be virtual aspects to Wharton's graduation celebration?

Yes, Wharton will host graduation festivities that can be enjoyed virtually from anywhere in the world. These events will be live-streamed for students and families. A video will be made available to watch after the event is over.

Q. Will there be in-person aspects to Wharton's graduation celebration?

There will be no in-person graduation activities or ceremonies for Wharton in accordance with the University’s announcement.

Q. Should my family make plans to travel to Philadelphia for graduation in May 2021?

No travel into the Philadelphia area is permitted for graduation activities, in accordance with the University’s announcement.

Q. What is the latest information on regalia?

Please check with your division representative regarding regalia for 2021 graduates. At this time, we are hoping that regalia will be made available from the bookstore as it has been in previous years, for those graduating students who wish to receive it.